Recent Submissions

  • Black Travel Alliance campaign reveals lack of diversity in travel industry 

    Menze, Jill (PhocusWire, 2020-10-21)
    Although the statistics regarding the #PullUpForTravel campaign organized by the Black Travel Alliance were extremely low, the alliance believes that campaign was a stepping stone for the future. The statistics highlight ...
  • When it Comes to Work, Women Are More Negatively Impacted by the COVID Crisis 

    Russell, Michelle (Professional Convention Management Association, 2020-10-01)
    McKinsey & Company has recently published their 6th annual Women in the Workplace study. The McKinsey study is the largest study regarding women in corporate America. Unfortunately, a horrible theme of the 2020 addition ...
  • Derrick Johnson on Being a Voice for Diversity and Inclusion in the Industry 

    Shepphird, Ann (2020-07-02)
    This introduces how Derrick Johnson, director of the event strategy at Talley Management Group, has been designated to a new position - Chief Diversity Officer. And this article shows his great endeavors to foster communication ...
  • Diversity in the Hospitality Industry 

    Charles, Tommy (azcentral, 2018-05-19)
    Diversity in the tourism industry provides a unique opportunity for employees and tourists to engage in new cultural experiences. It reinforces and encourages the understanding of various cultures and backgrounds. Diversity ...
  • Hospitality ‘making progress’ on diversity 

    Doggrell, Katherine (Hotel Management, 2020-02-05)
    The Hospitality Industry is making progress towards improving gender diversity within the workplace, but the industry has fallen behind in ethnic diversity in senior positions.
  • 7 Strategies To Improve Recruitment For Diversity In Hospitality 

    Greaves, Rosie (harver, 2019-07-22)
    If you are looking to boost productivity within your company, you need to be proactive about diversity. Along with a larger talent pool, diversity within a team offers many other perks such as a better representation of ...
  • Diversity in Hospitality: How Gen-Y Is Transforming The Industry 

    Goad, Gracie (TalentEgg, 2016-06-05)
    Companies are looking for diversity and a range of work experience to better serve today’s communities. The meaning behind diversity has changed because it no longer just refers to cultural and religious background. Today ...
  • Hospitality and travel companies sign workplace diversity pledge 

    Fox, Linda (PhocusWire, 2020-07-07)
    Hospitality and travel companies are creating a diversity pledge by committing to five actions to promote workplace equality, such as, appointing an executive sponsor for race, capturing ethnicity data, and ensuring all ...
  • Do Events Really Include LGBTQ+ Attendees? 

    Tupper, Angela (EventMB, 2020-07-01)
    The events industry has made slow progress in terms of diversity and inclusion for the LGBTQ+ community. However, many events are still lacking initiative and many other areas of the hospitality industry are not as ...
  • Black Event Industry Leaders Call for Action 

    Dunn, Jason Sr.; Williams, Keneisha; Roby, Andrew; Blalock, Tamela; Solaris, Julius (EventMB, 2020-06-08)
    The event industry is hindering from inaction and lack of representation. With the guidance of four black leaders, Jason Dunn Sr., Keneisha Williams, Andrew Roby, and Tamela Blalock, there are concrete steps that the ...
  • What the Meetings Industry Gets Wrong About Diversity—and How to Fix It 

    Ogletree, Kelsey (TSNN, 2020-06-05)
    The death of George Floyd has caused the Meetings Industry to reevaluate how they are approaching diversity in meetings and events. Due to the exploitation of the word “diversity,” organizations should strive for inclusion ...